Informational Meeting: Friday March 13, 2020 from 10:30 - 11:30 am at MJC West Campus - Glacier Hall in room 101 located on the first floor.
Important Program Information
Mandatory orientation meeting: Monday, May 11, 2020
Online sign-ups for orientation begin: Monday, March 23, 2020
Online sign-ups for orientation ends: Thursday, April 23, 2020 or until seats are filled.
Program Start Date: June 9, 2020
*Sign-ups for orientation are accepted on a first come first serve basis.
The Nurse Assistant Program is being offered at MJC and Columbia College via Video Conferencing
How to sign-up for orientation?
STEP ONE – Apply to admission to Modesto Junior College
STEP TWO- Sign-up for the Mandatory orientation
STEP THREE - Attend the Mandatory orientation
STEP FOUR - Complete and submit ALL required documents discussed during orientation.
*All four steps must be completed. Those who complete all four steps will have priority for entry into the program.
The Nurse Assistant Program at Modesto Junior College is a one-semester course (NURSE
52, 5.5 units) that includes 60 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of supervised
clinical experience within the guidelines set by the California Department of Public
Health (CDPH). The Program is offered in the fall and spring semesters. After successful
completion of the Program, students are eligible to take the state certification examination
to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). The exam has been developed to meet the
evaluation requirements of federal and state nurse aid and competency evaluation legislation.
The state certification exam is available at MJC at the end of each class. Program
expenses vary for each individual. For financial aid information, call 575-7700. For
inquiries about the program, call Allied Health, 575-6362
Links to additional information
- Eligibility and Preparation
- Health Clearance Requirements for Enrolled Nurse 52 Students
- Fingerprinting/Background Requirements for Enrolled Nurse 52 Students
- Drug Screen Requirements for Enrolled Nurse 52 Students
- Program Costs
- Required Textbook
- Program Learning Outcomes
- Participation (Attendance) Policy
- Program Curriculum
- Health Services
- Frequently Asked Questions